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    Default Yo Captain Gonzo - I found your hero.

    Hey Cap and all you aviation afficianados take a gander at this one.

    Try not to be eating or drinking while watching it. You might just make a mess - especially towards the end.

    And Captain Gonzo, you might want to try this during your next lesson with the flight instructor next to you.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZBcapxGHjE
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    That's insane... in a really cool kind of way!
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    Talk about a way to save money on rising fuel costs Maybe the commerical airlines could use this technique to cut cost
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    Pretty slick, but wind shear would not be this guys friend.

    (although I'm sure he does his tricks under ideal atmospheric conditions)

    That roll was sweet too.
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    Here is a short Bio on the pilot, Bob Hoover. A truly remarkable aviator.

    http://www.icasfoundation.org/hall_f.../hf_hoover.htm




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    Since the topic is doing things with airplanes that wasn't in the original design, here's a clip of Tex Johnson selling the new Boeing 707 by doing a spur-of-the-moment roll of the prototype at an airshow.

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    I saw the 707 roll video before, and that takes balls!

    Not only to do it in the first place, but be the first guy to do it, and risk the entire companies future on pulling it off.

    Hat's off to him.
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